Livestock (page 8)

Facts Matter: A Guide To Mark Bittman

Journalists and bloggers are abuzz this week about cookbook author Mark Bittman.  The New York Times columnist and vegetarian recipe guru has released a new book called…
Posted January 23, 2009 at 12:00 am

Animal Rights Leaders Should Be Careful What They Wish For

According to a story appearing in the New York Times this week, the U.S. Supreme Court may soon hear an unusual First Amendment case that could put some high-profile…
Posted January 7, 2009 at 12:00 am

HSUS? Fundraising For a Terror Group? Believe It.

If you subscribe to The New York Times, take a peek at our ad on page A13 today. We’ve uncovered some serious stuff. On Saturday, Humane Society of…
Posted December 11, 2008 at 12:00 am

Proposed Fees Would Hog-Tie Livestock Farmers

This issue would be funny if it weren’t so frustrating: A federal proposal to charge fees for air pollution caused by burping and tooting barnyard animals could put many…
Posted December 5, 2008 at 12:00 am

All Hail HSUS, King Of Egg Outsourcing!

Do you live in California? Have you tried Mexican eggs? Are you comfortable with the idea? Better get used to it. And if you’ve donated money to the…
Posted November 5, 2008 at 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln Was Not An Animal Rights Activist

Animal rights nuts live in a world where the line between fact and fiction is blurry, at best. On Planet PETA, for instance, circus elephants aren’t a source of family…
Posted October 29, 2008 at 12:00 am

Tall Tale Of The Week

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, you simply have to give the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) points for chutzpah. This year HSUS has already poured more…
Posted October 22, 2008 at 12:00 am

Seven New Things You Didn’t Know

Some years ago, back before large numbers of Americans understood the wholesale deception and backward philosophies of groups like People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and the…
Posted October 17, 2008 at 12:00 am

Oprah’s Meaty Fallout

Yesterday the queen of daytime nattering, Oprah Winfrey, hosted a televised discussion about the welfare of animals raised for food. Predictably, the Humane Society of the United States…
Posted October 15, 2008 at 12:00 am

Livestock’s Shrinking (U.S.) Shadow

No question about it: The 2006 United Nations report Livestock’s Long Shadow put a new jolt into animal-rights and other anti-meat campaigns. (Example? Click here.) The report’s claim…
Posted October 10, 2008 at 12:00 am